Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
People Cluster: Maya
Language: Chortí - (caa)
Alternate Name(s): Ch'orti'
Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism
Also found in: Honduras
Global Population: 124,300
Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached
Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity
Overview: The Chorti of Guatemala, numbering 117,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Maya people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 124,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Chortí. The primary religion practiced by the Chorti is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.
Bible Translations: Available
Jesus Film: Not Available
Gospel Recordings: Available
Radio Broadcast: Not Available